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Shoppers Flock to Stores on "Super Saturday"

"Super Saturday" is considered one of the busiest days of the holiday season, with stores opening early, closing late and offering door-buster deals for shoppers. Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

A Bay Area ride-sharing service plans to step up to help female passengers feel safe. Read »

19 minutes ago
Uber Executive in Dispute with San Francisco Landlord

Uber Executive in Dispute with San Francisco Landlord

An Uber executive who recently suggested launching a million-dollar campaign to investigate journalists critical of... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
US Gas Prices Fall 12 Cents Per Gallon

US Gas Prices Fall 12 Cents Per Gallon

A national survey reveals the average price of regular gasoline has plunged another 12 cents a gallon over the past... Read »

Dec 7, 2014
Black Friday Sales Fall as Sales Start Earlier

Black Friday Sales Fall as Sales Start Earlier

The crowds of bargain hunters that rush through store doors the day after Thanksgiving have thinned out. Read »

Nov 30, 2014
Bay Area Shoppers Spend Local in 'Small Business Saturday'

Bay Area Shoppers Spend Local in 'Small Business Saturday'

Thousands of people in the Bay Area turned away from big box stores to head to locally-owned stores on Small Busine... Watch »

Nov 29, 2014
Obama Shops to Support 'Small Business Saturday'

Obama Shops to Support 'Small Business Saturday'

President Barack Obama has done his part to support independently owned businesses as the holiday shopping season... Read »

Nov 29, 2014
Holiday Lights For Hire

Holiday Lights For Hire

Many of us will start putting up our holiday lights this weekend. But some people will get the job done -- without... Watch »

Nov 29, 2014
Online Shopping Blamed for Smaller Black Friday Crowds

Online Shopping Blamed for Smaller Black Friday Crowds

Black Friday may be losing its meaning -- shoppers are reporting smaller crowds on the day after Thanksgiving this... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
'Plaid Friday' Drums Up Business for Small Retailers

'Plaid Friday' Drums Up Business for Small Retailers

There is an alternative to Black Friday--Plaid friday. Read »

Nov 28, 2014
Report: Uber Now Valued At $40 Billion

Report: Uber Now Valued At $40 Billion

Uber is seeking funds at a valuation that's risen to as high as $40 billion, according to the unnamed sources. Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Start-Up Pledges to Keep Packages Safe

Start-Up Pledges to Keep Packages Safe

A San Francisco start-up wants to make sure you never miss a package again, or have one stolen off your doorstep.... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
Drivers Say They Will Drive Less for Uber: Report

Drivers Say They Will Drive Less for Uber: Report

Following the revelations that Uber spied on journalists critical of the company, almost half of Uber drivers said... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley says it is launching what it calls the "world's first global cannabis... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Shuttle Shortage at SFO Causes Hassle for Travelers

Shuttle Shortage at SFO Causes Hassle for Travelers

A shuttle shortage at San Francisco International Airport is an unexpected hassle for Bay Area travelers that has... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
AT&T Customers Can Opt-Out of Tracking System

AT&T Customers Can Opt-Out of Tracking System

Customers with AT&T smartphones now have the option to opt-out of a controversial tracking system. Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Tesoro to Pay $260K for Air Quality Violations

Tesoro to Pay $260K for Air Quality Violations

Tesoro has been ordered to pay $260,000 in fines for air quality violations at its Martinez refinery, the Bay Area... Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Trouble Continues for SeaWorld as Earnings Plummet

Trouble Continues for SeaWorld as Earnings Plummet

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that its third-quarter earnings fell 28 percent from a year ago as atten... Watch »

Nov 13, 2014
Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

Hold the Mayo: SF Startup Sued Over Product Name

A spread without eggs is no mayonnaise. That's the crux of the lawsuit filed against Hampton Creek Foods, the compa... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Gas Prices Continue to Fall Across US

Gas Prices Continue to Fall Across US

Gas prices continue to fall across the nation, according to the Lundberg Survey. Read »

Nov 9, 2014

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